update needed on software synthesizers for linux

David Cabrero Souto cabrero at udc.es
Fri Feb 10 13:30:48 UTC 2006

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 02:21:30PM +0100, Hynek Hanke wrote:
> I think you should contact Milan Zamazal (pdm at brailcom dot org).
> He has recently developed a Czech GPL voice for Festival (using FestVox)
> here in Brailcom. This included both the TTS processing and diphone
> database. I think he was also thinking about the multisyn approach, but
> we didn't find enough resources to be able to work on this. Also, the
> multisyn approach has some drawbacks for accessibility. He is happy
> to answer questions and provide help to other people working on
> new voices for Festival.

We are currently evaluating the possibility of making a voice for our local
region language: Galician (northwest of Spain).
I think it will be very usefull to share that information in the list.



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